Tagged: japan

Stung by a Japanese giant hornet

The Japanese giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia japonica) is a subspecies of the world’s largest hornet, the Asian giant hornet. It is a large insect, with adults frequently growing to greater than 4,5 centimeters long,...

The Shinkansen story

In 1964, Japan unveiled the Shinkansen – a new high speed railway connecting the country’s two largest cities (in the 1960’s), Tokyo and Osaka. Travelling at speeds in excess of 200 km/h, the new...

1945 Japanese surrender

The surrender of the Empire of Japan on September 2, 1945, brought the hostilities of World War II to a close. By the end of July 1945, the Imperial Japanese Navy was incapable of...

Japanese souffle cheesecake recipe

Ingredients: 200 g cream cheese 2 egg yolks 15 g sugar 12 g cake flour 150 ml milk 30 g unsalted butter 1/3 lemon zest 1/3 lemon juice 2 egg white 45 g sugar...

Nyango Star

The fastest rising star in the world of Japanese mascots is Nyango Star, the apple/cat hybrid from Aomori’s Kuroishi City, whose popularity is skyrocketing thanks to a series of viral videos.. [Via: mondomascots.com]

Modified ramen recipes

YSAC‘s original ramen (Japanese noodle soup is sometimes used as a descriptor for instant noodle flavors by some Japanese instant noodle manufacturers) recipes..

Tokyo Reverse

Tokyo Reverse : 9 hours of slow TV for France 4. Written and directed by : SÅNDL : Simon Bouisson et Ludovic Zuili. Original soundtrack director : Francesco Tristano. Produced by : Grégoire Olivereau.